tripod

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tripūs, tripodis, from Ancient Greek τρίπους (trípous); equivalent to tri- +‎ -pod. Doublet of tripus.

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tripod (plural tripods)

  1. A three-legged stand or mount.
    Recent cell phones offer tripod attachments to take steady photographs.
A hoarde of Martian tripods attacking houses, in a 1906 illustration to The War of the Worlds.
  1. (science fiction) A fictional three-legged Martian war machine from H.G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds (1897).
    Synonyms: fighting-machine, Thing
  2. (slang) A man with macrophallism.

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tripod (third-person singular simple present tripods, present participle tripoding, simple past and past participle tripoded)

  1. (intransitive) To enter the tripod position showing signs of exhaustion or distress.
    I tripodded after my 6-mile run.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtripod]
  • Hyphenation: tri‧pod

Noun[edit]

tripod (plural tripodok)

  1. tripod (three-legged stand or mount)
    Synonym: háromlábú állvány

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tripod tripodok
accusative tripodot tripodokat
dative tripodnak tripodoknak
instrumental tripoddal tripodokkal
causal-final tripodért tripodokért
translative tripoddá tripodokká
terminative tripodig tripodokig
essive-formal tripodként tripodokként
essive-modal
inessive tripodban tripodokban
superessive tripodon tripodokon
adessive tripodnál tripodoknál
illative tripodba tripodokba
sublative tripodra tripodokra
allative tripodhoz tripodokhoz
elative tripodból tripodokból
delative tripodról tripodokról
ablative tripodtól tripodoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
tripodé tripodoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
tripodéi tripodokéi
Possessive forms of tripod
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tripodom tripodjaim
2nd person sing. tripodod tripodjaid
3rd person sing. tripodja tripodjai
1st person plural tripodunk tripodjaink
2nd person plural tripodotok tripodjaitok
3rd person plural tripodjuk tripodjaik